As we approach a special day dedicated to celebrating the bond between generations, it’s time to gear up for Grandparent’s Day with a Grandparents Day Owl Card! This lovely occasion falls on the first Sunday after Labor Day in the United States and serves as a beautiful opportunity to honor and appreciate the role that grandparents play in our lives. Whether you’re a parent or a teacher, there’s no better way to commemorate this day than by engaging young minds in a heartfelt Grandparents Day Owl Card project that will surely put smiles on both the little ones’ faces and those of their beloved grandparents.
What is Grandparent’s Day and Why Do We Celebrate It?
Grandparent’s Day is a time to show gratitude and love to the wise, caring, and cherished individuals who hold a special place in our hearts – our grandparents. These wonderful people bring a wealth of experience, stories, and life lessons to share with the younger generation. Celebrating this day not only honors the contributions of grandparents but also reminds us of the importance of family ties and intergenerational connections. It’s a chance to teach both children and adults alike the invaluable role grandparents play in shaping our lives.
Celebrating with a Grandparents Day Owl Card
One beautiful way to celebrate Grandparent’s Day is crafting a personalized Grandparents Day Owl Card. This adorable DIY card carries a heartwarming message on the outside and inside, making it a perfect token of affection. Parents and teachers can guide their little ones through the process of creating these cards, fostering creativity and artistic expression along the way.
Crafting Your “Guess Whoo Loves You?” Owl Card
You only need a few simple things to complete this activity! Just grab your materials and follow the step-by-step instructions below!
- Cardstock, construction paper, or white paper
- Markers, colored pencils, or crayons
- Print out the “Guess Whoo Loves You?” owl card template.
- Let the children color the owl with their favorite colors (or print on colored cardstock/construction paper).
- Help them cut out the card along the edges.
- Attach the two pieces of the card using a metal brad or a staple.
- Inside the card, have kids sign their names and add any personalization they want.
- Present the card to grandparents with a big smile and lots of love.
You can see the craft in action below!
Recommended Grandparent’s Day Books for Kids
Before beginning your owl craft, consider reading a story or two to introduce the special occasion. These stories will help kids understand how much their grandparents mean to them and how they can show their love.
- “The Grandma Book” by Todd Parr
- “How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan
- “Grandpa Green” by Lane Smith
- “The Hug” by Eoin McLaughlin
- “I Love You, Grandma” by Jillian Harker
Grandparent’s Day is a beautiful reminder of the connections that bridge generations and the lessons that are passed down through the ages. By engaging young children in crafting a thoughtful Grandparents Day Owl Card, we can help them express their affection and gratitude to their grandparents in a creative and meaningful way. Whether at home or in the classroom, this craft project is a heartwarming gesture that will undoubtedly make Grandparent’s Day even more special.
So, gather your crayons, paper, and scissors, and let the creativity flow as you embark on this crafting adventure with the little ones. The resulting owl cards will be cherished keepsakes, carrying not only the image of a wise owl but also the precious memories of love shared between generations.
Happy Grandparent’s Day to all the grandparents out there – you are truly loved and appreciated “whoo” heartily!
More Card Crafts You Will Love!
If you enjoy this Grandparents Day Owl Card, you will love all of my other card crafts! Find them in this Holiday Cards Crafts Bundle. There are cards for:
- New Year
- Mother’s Day
- Father’s Day
- St. Patrick’s Day
- Grandparents Day
- Valentine’s Day
- May Day
- Fourth of July
You will have a little of something for every occasion! Enjoy!